Here's a great way to get through your Monday: catch up on our show reviews! Chado Ralph Rucci sent urban warriors down the runway, Dean Quinn kept things simple but sophisticated, and Timo Weiland found inspiration in 80s hip hop.
It seems impossible, but somehow, new designers are added to the fashion week calendar every season. But how do we know which ones to make room for in our own crazy-packed fashion week schedules? We did a little research and, like last season, came up with an edited list of five promising newbies for whom we think this fashion week could be just the beginning of a flourishing career. From a former J. Crew designer to a Brazilian import, click through for the Fashionista five of spring 2013.